How to hide Last Seen timestamp in WhatsApp

The only complaint I had from WhatsApp was that there was no way I can hide the time when I last checked on my messages. Friends were quick to complain of not replying. Last seen timestamp in whatsapp became my biggest privacy concern.

Thanks, WhatsApp has finally listened to people like me and finally provided the freedom to control my Last Seen time visibility. There seems to be more surprises up the sleeves of WhatsApp after its acquisition by facebook in $19 billion.

After iOS, Last Seen time control it is finally available for Androids.

How to disable Last Seen time in Androids.

With the latest update, you can control that who can see your Last Seen time stamp. This feature is extremely useful for the people who don’t want others to know when the last checked on WhatsApp messages.

Go to Settings > Account > Privacy

Last seen timestamp in whatsapp

 

In the privacy window, you can set the following options separately for last seen, profile photo and/or status.

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Everyone: Your last seen, profile photo and/or status will be available to all WhatsApp users.

My Contacts: Your last seen, profile photo and/or status will be available to your contacts from your address book only.

Nobody: Your last seen, profile photo and/or status will not be available to anyone.

Note that Nobody setting is reciprocal. Setting last seen, profile photo and/or status to Nobody will also prevent you from seeing other users’ information.

Remember that there is noway to hide your online status.

Article Courtesy: digismarter.com

Sara Ali

Sara Ali

I am a bubbly young woman Sara Ali. I love and enjoy life to the fullest. I am network programmer and tech enthusiast. I love writing and keep exploring the unknown. I am the technical editor of VirginWords and brain behind this multi-author blog. My motto: Work hard, party harder.

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